Pros

  • Offers choose-your-connection interface modules

Cons

  • Modules can be unwieldly
  • Must remove module to insert into a dock

At A Glance

Solid, stylish-looking performer benefits from--and is hampered by--the connection module system introduced in the GoFlex series.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.seagate.com

The Specs

Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type External

Performance

External Performance, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files Read, 3.68 GB 58.8   seconds
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 71.9   seconds
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 47.9   seconds
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 43.8   seconds
Malware Scan 383.4   seconds
System Power, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Copy Files & Folders Read, 3.68 GB 89.8   watts
Copy Files & Folders Write, 3.68 GB 88.3   watts
Copy Large File Read, 3.68 GB 89.9   watts
Copy Large File Write, 3.68 GB 91.9   watts
Malware Scan 105.1   watts
System Idle State 84.4   watts
System Sleep State 83.9   watts
System Work State 97.2   watts